Predicting Bengals-Steelers and all Week 7 games

Bengals running back Jeremy Hill (32) runs up the middle for a touchdown during their game against the Steelers at Paul Brown Stadium, Sunday, Dec. 18, 2016. GREG LYNCH / STAFF
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Bengals running back Jeremy Hill (32) runs up the middle for a touchdown during their game against the Steelers at Paul Brown Stadium, Sunday, Dec. 18, 2016. GREG LYNCH / STAFF

Cincinnati Bengals beat writer Jay Morrison offers his predictions for Week 7 of NFL games.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers (2-3) at Buffalo Bills (3-2)

Bills are coming off a bye; Bucs are coming off a bomb

Pick: Bills 21, Buccaneers 17

Baltimore Ravens (3-3) at Minnesota Vikings (4-2)

A lot of purple. Not a lot of points

Pick: Vikings 13, Ravens 10

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New York Jets (3-3) at Miami Dolphins (3-2)

I can’t figure out the Dolphins this year. The Jets can’t either.

Pick: Dolphins 24, Jets 16

Arizona Cardinals (3-3) vs. Los Angeles Rams (4-2) in London

The youngest QB/coach combo in the league beats the oldest.

Pick: Rams 27, Cardinals 21

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Jacksonville Jaguars (3-3) at Indianapolis Colts (2-4)

Jacoby Brissett is settling into a role that looks like it might be his for the year.

Pick: Colts 21, Jaguars 17

New Orleans Saints (3-2) at Green Bay Packers (4-2)

No Rodgers means plenty of whine with that cheese.

Pick: Saints 34, Packers 21

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Carolina Panthers (4-2) at Chicago Bears (2-4)

The Panthers are 3-0 in road games, and soon to be 4-0.

Pick: Panthers 28, Bears 14

Tennessee Titans (3-3) at Cleveland Browns (0-6)

Never pick the Browns. Never pick the Browns. Never pick the Browns.

Pick: Titans 24, Browns 13

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Dallas Cowboys (2-3) at San Francisco 49ers (0-6)

San Francisco won’t lose a sixth straight game by three or fewer points.

Pick: Cowboys 27, 49ers 17

Denver Broncos (3-2) at San Diego Chargers (2-4)

The Broncos have won 6 of 7 and 10 of 12 vs. the Chargers.

Pick: Broncos 17, Chargers 16

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Seattle Seahawks (3-2) at New York Giants (1-5)

Beating Trevor Siemian is one thing, knocking off Russell Wilson is something else.

Pick: Seahawks 34, Giants 20

Atlanta Falcons (3-2) at New England Patriots (4-2)

There probably won’t be a 28-3 lead to blow this time, but what the heck…

Pick: Patriots 34, Falcons 28, OT

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Washington Redskins (3-2) at Philadelphia Eagles (5-1)

Still not completely sold on the Eagles, but let’s ride with them another week

Pick: Eagles 28, Redskins 24

Cincinnati Bengals (2-3) at Pittsburgh Steelers (4-2)

It’s pretty much a must-win for the Bengals, and you know how those usually go.

Pick: Steelers 24, Bengals 20

Last week: 4-9

This year: 52-34

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